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The Life of a Breast Cancer Survivor

by Simon Johnson Getting the prognosis that your cancer has been sent into remission is certainly a joyous one. While it is a cause for celebration, it also brings a new set of worries and concerns. Once you have undergone stringent treatment to overcome the disease, you are going to have to adjust to a…

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8 Things You Should Know About Dual Diagnosis Treatment

by John Gary Dual diagnosis is a condition involving mental health issues and substance abuse problems affecting an individual. The truth is that most of the time, those that are affected by a dual diagnosis actually are able to function quite normally and to the outside world, they seem perfectly fine. However, in order to…

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Prescription Medication Dos and Don’ts

by Maurine Anderson Prescription medication can be extremely useful for dealing with various health conditions, but it doesn’t come without its own dangers and potential risks—especially when there are children in the home. Here are some dos and don’ts that you should know before beginning to take prescription medication or before bringing prescription medication into…

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Top 10 Biomedical Treatments for Autism

by John Gary When it comes to autism spectrum disorder, known as ASD, and ADHD, biomedical treatment has taken on a very functional approach. Any good treatment program for children with autism and ADHD will also include biomedical treatments. ASD includes a variety of conditions from classical autism, Asperger’s Syndrome, regressive autism, and PPD. While…

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Understanding Carrier Screening for Inherited Genetic Disorders

by Sara Stringer According to GlobalGenes.com, 1 in 10 Americans is living with a rare disease, and eighty percent of rare diseases are genetic in origin. Genetic disorders are diseases caused by a malfunction in a person’s DNA. This abnormal DNA is passed to children by parents who usually don’t know they carry it until they have…

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How to Sleep Well and Avoid Sleep Deprivation

by Sam Butterworth Where do you sleep? Do you crash out at the end of a day amongst the remnants of procrastinated tasks and clutter? Do you keep your phone or laptop close at hand just in case? While it might seem that the bedroom’s aesthetics are superfluous to your sleep success, your surroundings play…

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Remembering Jewel Kats (1978 – 2016)

by Victor R. Volkman, President Loving Healing Press, Inc. Jewel came to me in 2009 with a pitch for a vastly under-served area of great personal importance to her, specifically, treatment of abused girls in the South Asian immigrant community: a highly cloistered environment where you did not talk of such things, regardless of how…

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10 Basic Causes of Back Pain

by John Gary Did you know that back pain is one of the most common ailments in the world, especially among older adults? But, what causes back pain and why is it such a big deal? In this article, we’re going to explore 10 basic causes of back pain that are most common among people…

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Roles and Responsibilities of Physician Assistants

by John Gary A physician is a profession who deals with medical cases. A physician is concerned with the health of each individual and therefore when a patient is taken to them, they study the patient, determine the cause of the sickness and administer treatment. Physicians specialize in different fields and this ensures that they…

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Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia – Claudia Parada Ramos

by Michell Spoden Translated by Ester Romero Smith This interview is part of literacy project with Authors on Friedreich’s Ataxia series, and my interviewee today is 38-year- old Claudia Parada Ramos from Mexico. Michell: Claudia, please tell our readers a little about you. Claudia: I studied Biochemical Engineering. Currently I don’t have a paid job,…